There are a few basic guidelines to heed before you get started with your bath-time routine.
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The World Health Organisation’s goal is to increase the rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months of life to at least 50% by 2025. Globally, only 38% of infants are exclusively breastfed, but what are the sentiments about breastfeeding in South Africa for new and expecting moms?
South Africa has the highest overweight and obesity rate in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, in South Africa 3.91 million school children will be overweight or obese by 2025 if child obesity continues to rise at the current rate.
Mhondoro Game Reserve has introduced a range of children’s activities aimed at families booking Mhondoro Villa on an exclusive-use basis.
In a country where the majority live in dire poverty, literacy is ‘food for thought’, nurturing growth of individuals and empowering them to bring about positive change in their own circumstances.
Whether or not your child should see a gynaecologist is always a difficult question for mothers to answer when their girl child (prepubertal) experiences any gynaecological health issues or is being affected by itching or burning. What should your first course of action be?
While most parents are all too familiar with the everyday slips, falls and scraped knees that come along with their children’s playtime, it is often difficult to determine whether an injury warrants actual medical attention, particularly when the damage isn’t very visually apparent as some dental trauma injuries can be.
The benefits of breastfeeding extend well beyond basic nutrition and immunity. During breastfeeding, synaptic connections in the brain are made at a furious rate, and both mother and child need an adequate intake of omega-3 DHA for optimal health and development.
While the important presence of disease-fighting antibodies in breast milk is most commonly mooted by experts as the biggest benefit of breastfeeding, Dr Leneque X. Lindeque says that while this is certainly true, there are many additional advantages to breastfeeding that are often overlooked.